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REMINDER: Brat Trot Pub Crawl is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Brat Trot Pub Crawl is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The Brat Trot kicks off the weekend with its annual Pub Crawl TONIGHT – Friday, Sept. 30 – starting at the Tin Room Bar & Theater at 7 p.m.! This year the crawl will again be hosted... [Read more]

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…program to help needy now in place

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…program to help needy now in place

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…a local program to help the needy is now in place: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Burien has partnered with a bakery, and on Tuesdays now receive leftover artisan... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Community Center Gallery Program seeking Art

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Community Center Gallery Program seeking Art

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services announced that it’s seeking Art for its 2017 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. Application Deadline: Nov. 4, 2016 About the Exhibition Program Artists... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Road closure on S. 146th-144th between Oct. 6-31

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Road closure on S. 146th-144th between Oct. 6-31

The City of Burien on Friday (Sept. 30) issued a Construction Alert for a road closure on S. 146th-144th (map below) between Oct. 6-31. The City says that S. 146th through S. 144th Way from 8th Ave S.... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy Weather is on the horizon and I’m excited!

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy Weather is on the horizon and I’m excited!

by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek As the meteorologists eye the weather models, I think it’s time to get the raincoats ready – because stormy weather is on the horizon and I’m excited! It... [Read more]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Well-maintained 3BD Rambler for $299,950!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, Oct. 1 – is a well-maintained 3-bedroom Rambler priced at $299,950! This home is in an... [Read more]

Highline Indigenous People’s Day Celebration will be Wednesday, Oct. 12

Highline Indigenous People’s Day Celebration will be Wednesday, Oct. 12

The whole community is warmly invited to a fun, family friendly, community-wide event – the Indigenous Peoples Celebration at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Please mark your calendars and plan... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Join KWPS Cares ‘Under the  Big Top’ at Emerald Downs on Saturday Oct. 29!

Join KWPS Cares ‘Under the  Big Top’ at Emerald Downs on Saturday Oct. 29!

Hurry, Hurry, hurry, step right up for an evening of festive circus fun in support of local children and families coping with life threatening illness and emergency needs – the “Under the Big... [Read more]

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Burien’s annual Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about... [Read more]

Music4Life delivers 71 ready-to-play instruments to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life delivers 71 ready-to-play instruments to Highline Public Schools

Non-profit organization Music4Life delivered 71 ready-to-play musical instruments to students in need at Highline Public Schools over the last year. These instruments are estimated to have a retail value... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools computer science efforts receive national praise

Highline Public Schools computer science efforts receive national praise

Highline Public Schools was recently spotlighted for partnering with the private sector to develop computer science opportunities for all students. The partners include organizations like Code.org, Girls... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

At Noon this Sunday (Oct. 2), the people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ in Renton’s Jones Park (across the street from the church), complete with... [Read more]

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Highline Public Schools is bragging about four Highline Pirates football players who recently helped a total stranger have a better birthday (get the tissues out because you may need it…): Highline... [Read more]

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church holding fundraiser dinner Saturday, Nov. 12

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church holding fundraiser dinner Saturday, Nov. 12

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church will be holding a fundraiser dinner on Saturday, Nov. 12. They’re seeking donations too – here’s more info: Lake Burien Presbyterian Church has been an integral... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is offering two walk-in flu clinics on Saturday, Oct. 1 & Saturday, Oct. 8: CHI Franciscan Health is here to help protect you from the flu Visit a walk-in clinic Oct.... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader on Port of Seattle airport expansion: ‘Its a locust; not a plane’

LETTER: Reader on Port of Seattle airport expansion: ‘Its a locust; not a plane’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Inaction by the Port of Seattle continues... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween Fun!’ will be held on Friday, Oct. 28. “It’s almost Halloween time! Once again, we will host Trick... [Read more]

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

The 2016 Southwest Youth & Family Services Night of Giving GALA will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, stating at 6 p.m. There’s a new location this year – Metropolist in SODO. The theme... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education, and will be held on Tuesday night, Oct. 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. Speakers will include: Edward Etherington, Broadcast Communications Instructor... [Read more]

Burien bikini bar burglar busted

Burien bikini bar burglar busted

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the Lady Bug Espresso stand in the 15800 block of 1st Ave South in Burien was burgled last week. Police say that around 11 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol fired at Monday night’s council session

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol fired at Monday night’s council session

By Jack Mayne After an executive session at the end of a nearly four hour study session, the Burien City Council voted 4-3 Monday night (Sept. 26) to have the city attorney prepare a “separation agreement”... [Read more]

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